Careers at CO2balance

At CO2balance we are always on the lookout for talented people that can help us to achieve our aims. If you have existing experience relevant to our business drop us a line for an informal discussion.

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Current Openings:


Job Title: Carbon Projects Officer

Based at: Bristol – with occasional overseas travel

Position reports to: Line Manager (Project Manager or Senior Project Manager)

Salary: £25,000

Job Purpose Summary: CO2balance is a carbon management consultancy and project developer, specializing in delivering high-impact, community-based projects for climate change mitigation. Established in 2003, we work directly with local communities, NGOs and businesses to provide climate change solutions in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

As a fast-growing organisation we are looking for a Carbon Projects Officer to assist our dynamic projects team to develop, implement and coordinate community-based carbon projects, mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa. The role will be based in Bristol in the UK with occasional travel to the project areas required.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision; have a background in the environment and/or development sector; have excellent communication skills, a good attention to detail and a strong business mindset.

In return, we offer you internal support, international travel and the opportunity to work as part of a team in a successful, growing environmental company.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of high impact carbon offset projects
  • Assist in the development of project documentation including report writing and emission reduction calculations
  • Analyse and interpret quantitative and qualitative data from project monitoring studies
  • Research and conduct feasibility studies for new project activities
  • Assist in undertaking Greenhouse Gas Audits and other consultancy tasks as appropriate
  • Keep up to date with developments in the carbon management sector
  • Assist with developing marketing materials for the projects

 Requirements – Essential

  • Educated to degree level in relevant field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Numerate with excellent analytical and research skills
  • Fluent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Ability to work as a team player, but also to work alone and manage own workload as required

 Requirements – Desirable

  • Experience working in environment/development consultancy
  • Knowledge of carbon project methodologies
  • Experience of foreign travel
  • Post graduate qualification
  • Fluency in a second language


CO2balance is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. To encourage this we are proud to offer an environment that is supportive and rewarding, working as part of a team who are passionate about the work they do.

We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements wherever possible. All appointments are made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description.


Please note: Permission to work in the UK will be required for this role. We are not currently offering sponsorship for visas, therefore, please do not apply if you require sponsorship now or in the near future.


To apply please email your CV and accompanying Cover Letter to quoting the relevant reference for CPO.

Job Website – CPO_01

Our Website – CPO_02

LinkedIn/Social Media – CPO_03


Applications officially close on Monday 22nd April 2024. We are reviewing applications as they come in, and may close the recruitment round early if needed, so please submit your application as soon as possible to guarantee being considered for this role.